Cincinnati Reds third baseman Elly De La Cruz has quickly made a name for himself in the baseball world. Despite being in the big leagues for less than three weeks, De La Cruz has already left a lasting impression.

On June 6, the Reds called up De La Cruz, who is considered the third-ranked prospect in the majors. In his debut game, he recorded his first hit with an impressive bat speed of 112 mph. The following night, he hit a remarkable 458-foot home run, marking his first home run in the big leagues.

Just two and a half weeks later, De La Cruz achieved an incredible feat by hitting for the cycle in a mere six innings of play.

Elly De La Cruz after home run

Cincinnati Reds third baseman Elly De La Cruz celebrates after hitting a two-run home run in the third inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Friday. (Albert Cesare/The Enquirer / USA TODAY NETWORK)

In his first game against the Atlanta Braves on Friday night, De La Cruz started strong with a double. He continued his impressive performance by hitting a two-run home run in the second inning, narrowing the Reds’ deficit to 5-4.

In the fifth inning, De La Cruz added a single that drove in another run.

With the odds in his favor to have another at-bat, De La Cruz wasted no time. He hit a change-up into the right-center field gap, completing the hardest part of the cycle. This hit not only marked his fourth RBI of the night, but it also resulted in a successful slide into third base.

Elly De La Cruz reacts

Jake Fraley, left, and Elly De La Cruz of the Cincinnati Reds celebrate after Fraley hit a home run in the second inning against the Atlanta Braves at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Friday. (Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

De La Cruz’s cycle was the first by a player on the

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